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With Rose Fest 2019 complete, city officials are planning ahead to Christmas in Kenyon. This year, city officials have decided to scrap an event that has become a traditional part of the city’s festivities.

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Ride in a horse-drawn wagon over the prairie, skip over the grass to a polka, join in a sing along — it’s time for the annual Valley Grove Country Social.

Civil forfeitures reached their highest level yet in 2018, under the new, more stringent reporting guidelines required which have been in place since 2010. Across Minnesota, law enforcement agencies completed 8,091 forfeitures in 2018, an increase of 239 from 2017.

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Sept. 12 marks the 20th anniversary of the grand opening service of New Life Church in Wanamingo. Twenty years seems like a drop in the bucket compared to the longevity of most of the other churches in the area. Those New Life members who had a part in starting the church find it hard to bel…

Hy-Vee, Inc. is investigating what it's calling "a data incident involving its payment processing systems" at some of its fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants.

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The Kenyon City Council appointed Councilor Doug Henke, who was first elected in 2014, as its new mayor on Aug. 13. 

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At a time when many Americans are questioning the safety of their communities, towns across the nation — including Kenyon — gathered Aug. 6 to host a National Night Out (also called Night to Unite) party to bring people together.

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United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced a federal indictment charging Steven Allen Lindquist, 30, and TIiffany Marie Gauthier, 24, with distribution and possession of methamphetamine. Lindquist was arraigned yesterday before Magistrate Judge Becky R. Thorson and ordered detained …

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Due to the high volume of precipitation and rising water levels on our local lakes, rivers and streams, the Rice County sheriff in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is enacting an Emergency Water Surface Use Restriction. This means that all watercraft shall use s…

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Kenyon will receive a $672,096 grant to support the city’s business park project, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Thursday.

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Hundreds of college-bound students across Minnesota now have the opportunity to be awarded workforce development scholarships worth $2,500 or more that will help them launch a career in a high-demand occupation in Minnesota.

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After three years of discussion, the Wanamingo City Council opted Monday to create an additional public works maintenance position, bringing the total number of staff to three.

The Goodhue County Board met Tuesday, July 2, at the Cannon Valley Fairgrounds. This is the second of the three board meetings planned to be held outside of Red Wing this summer. The board met at Kenyon City Hall in May and will meet at the Goodhue County Fair in Zumbrota Thursday, Aug. 8.

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